|2004-07-17 What ego? - Reverend Dave Haselwood|
When you put a whole bunch of tarot roots in a bucket of water and they rub against each other. All the hair rubs off. That's the nature of monastic practice. Take all these people and put them in this rigid situation. After a while they get rather mild and sweet, and get along together. In a way, you can do that in your own life, with your Buddhist practice. In our sitting meditation, if we don't just sit there and go to sleep, or try to force ourselves into some artificial state of mind, we're...
Keywords: Rev. Dave Hazelwood; ego; psychology